Nov 6, 2012 9:00pm PST
with california attorney general pamela harris came back from a couple days on a bus tour in iowa and ohio about the ground game. here's what she had to say. >> obama campaign has been about the ground game. on the ground when you walk into these offices talk to people standing in line to vote you meet the hero and the angel walking among us. they are there without any expectation of 0celebrity. they are there because they really are trawl patriots. that's what makes me have the energy that i do. i meet these folks and they are, they believe in our country. they believe that their vote matters and 0to vote it's most patriotic act anyone of us can did so when i see the hundreds of people standing in line to do that gives me faith in the future of our country. really does. >>reporter: as pamela harris 2 days in ohio this week. another number to throw at you. 125 million he number of door knock and phone calls not robo call but phone calls obama campaign says they made in those swing states and tonight it has paid off for them in a big way. reporting from chicago, 7 news. >> ground game so
Nov 12, 2012 9:00pm PST
's what we know at the moment. the victim is a former california builder named gregory fall there is his picture. he filed a complaint against mcphee for firing guns and what he called rogue behavior according to the site here. they also say mcif he was arrested for unlicensed drug manufacturing and possession of unlicensed weapon in april. he was building a house there where he was working on developing herbal medicine but that was a cover for using hallucinogenic drugs. mcphee talked about his april arrest in a you tube video. >> 66-year-old man who would never expect 42 armed soldiers and police to storm into his property in riot gear. never happened. sure it will never happen again. in fact i have never had an incounter with the police on any negative level. >>reporter: he left mcphee in 1994 before it was sold to intel 2 years ago for more than 7 billion dollars. since then he started this company 2010 with operation in belize. the company is trying to produce commercial all natural antibiotics. now back in april mcphee was arrested there for unlicensed drug manufacturing.
Nov 14, 2012 9:00pm PST
of business. it's happening in menlo park. we have a crew on the way. >>> now, to california's controversial contribution to the fight against climate change. businesses that can't meet the state's new cap on pollution can trade with those that can. the goal is to reduce global warming but the cap and trade program could translate big money to cash strapped california. nannette miranda has more from sacramento. >> reporter: in an e-mail like auction, california took bids for credits for industrial facilities like oil refineries. under the legislation, the credits from the cap and trade program allow businesses to emit a certain amount of greenhouse gases. it starts at $10 per metric ton. new approach aims to stabilize if not reduce the effects of global warming. >> we think today salmon utility al step forward for california and really a beacon of hope for the rest of the nation. >> the number of pollution credits could get more expensive as allowances become scarce. the goal is to have the same level of greenhouse gases at 2020. companies are forced to buy more credits. either way it costs
Nov 5, 2012 9:00pm PST
-day activity in california. who is contributing to a huge infusion of cash, into the political committee opposing governor brown's proposition 30? this is even after state campaign finance regulators revealed the major source of funding for that tax measure, designed to help the schools. nanet miranda is in sacramento with the story. >> reporter: after a legal battle that almost ended up at the u.s. supreme court, the arizona-based americans for responsible leadership finally revealed who gave them that mystery their 11 million campaign contribution. >> they disclosed, an intermediary, the largest instance of money laundering in california history. >> reporter: in a letter, the money came from americans for job security, which funneled it to yet another nonprofit, center to protect patient right, before sending it to arl, arl sent it to the small business action committee pac in california, to use against governor brown's tax measure for schools, proposition 30, to win approval for proposition 32, which aims to curtail labor unions' political power. one of the groups is tied to david and
Nov 7, 2012 9:00pm PST
.6% now and 5.6 is much better than the rest of california's unemployment rate which is 10 pin 2%. -- 10-2%. >> there is a dramatic change coming in our weather pattern and spencer is tracking it. >> that is true. we're looking at showers, cold air and snow in the sierra. i'll have a look at live doppler 7-hd in a moment. >> dan: also ahead, one bay area county prepares to shutters its fire stations. and unusual development in this woman's lawsuit against her old school. they did not settle the suit but they did issue an apology. find out why. in san jose, voters improve an increase in the minimum wage. >> dan: the moraga school district is back-pedaling tonight. a u.c. swim coach is suing the district for covering up her claims of sexual abuse several years ago by two teachers. they say her own carelessness or negligence may have played a role in what happened. she said she is outraged by the district's defense and today they issued a statement apologizing to her for any xiety or distress it caused and directed its attorney to withdraw that line of defense in the case. >>> we're back to
Nov 7, 2012 11:30am PST
in the -- that the people of california can make sound judgments in the context of tens of thousands of fewer teachers, massive cuts in public education, thousands of courses in community colleges, eliminated. redevelopment eliminated, cutbacks. there's been a real effort at paring back state government. in that context, of three in cuts, i see why people -- of three dollars in cuts i see why people voted. it is a balanced plan, sustainable and i continue tend to do whatever i can in the next two years to make sure we meet the high expectations that the majority of californians, expressed last night. i'll take any questions. >> voters who might be wondering what their vote meant for prop 30? >> that was governor brown's news conference on the passage of prop 30 if you want to continue watching we are live streaming it on abc7news.com. >>> democrats in sacramento may have a favorable new political landscape the party is anticipating a super majority in the state senate and assembly allowing the party to push through increases and budgets without republican votes. >> here's a look at other propositions.
Nov 22, 2012 12:00am PST
enforcement that will last through sunday. the focus is on seatbelt safety. last year 32 people in california were killed in collisions and two-thirds of them were not wearing their seatbelts. >> i started shifts about 5:00. traffic has been heavier. there has been quite a few accidents already i have responded to. >> the chp in the south bay say other cities like san carlos and redwood city asked for reserves in anticipation of black wednesday. the chp is emphasizing people have a nondrinking designated driver because interestingly they say they arrest a lot of designated drivers who thought it was okay to have a few drinks. reporting live on university avenue and palo alto, alan wang, abc7 news. jay black wednesday. alan, thanks. >>> sports is making news. late word on who will quarterback for the 49ers this sunday. coach jim harbaugh has has decided to start cappernick. he lead them to a big victory because smith was sidelined. but they say smith's health was not an issue in this decision. larry beil will show you what happened the last time cappernick faced the saints. that's coming up la
Oct 31, 2012 9:00pm PDT
? but the jeep ended up getting stuck on a fence that separates the southern california desert in mexico. the smugglers abandoned the suv and ran back into mexico after the border patrol spotted them. wild. ill conceived evidently. >> one last check of the weather. spencer christian is here with the latest on this rain on this halloween night. >> a wet halloween night across the bay area. live doppler 7 hd a wide path of rain reaching through the central part of the viewing area. started in the north bay and still st. pauling over much of -- falling voter much of the bay. east cut to fairfield and concord and down south into san francisco and on to the peninsula. it is reaching south. we are getting closer to san jose and will sweep through the south bay during the overnight hours. wet conditions for the morning commute for the bay area. statewide tomorrow mainly dry conditions with a few area of spotty shower activity and showers here in fact will be tapering off after the morning hours giving way to partial clearing in the afternoon. high temperatures in the bay area tomorrow generally